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Rwanda wants ICTR judge Meron to resignRwanda has called for the resignation of embattled president of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Appeals Chamber Theodor Meron, who was recently accused of... Read More
Ingabire lawyer accused of manipulating witnessProsecution and a co-accused in the case involving Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire told the court on Tuesday that they have proof her lawyer manipulated witnesses to... Read More
Rwanda set for ‘One University’ after MPs certify Bill seeking mergerMPs have endorsed a bill that seeks to have some 10 universities in the country merged to form one institution of higher learning. Read More
Genocide denial and revisionism is a universal problem that requires wider international collaboration, Dr James Smith, the chief executive of Aegis Trust, a British NGO fighting Genocide, has said.... Full Story
Today Rwanda joins the rest of the world to mark the annual World Refugee Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.
At the national level, the day, which is observed annually on June 20, will be held in Kigeme camp, Nyamagabe District but smaller events will be organised in other camps across the country.... Read More »
The move by the government to reduce or scrap taxes on selected categories of motor vehicles will encourage economic activity and spur growth, Herbert Gatsinzi, the Ernst & Young director for tax advisory services, has said.
The government reduced common external tariffs on motor vehicles for transport of goods with between five tonnes and 20 tonnes capacity to 10 per cent, down from 25 per cent in the 2013/14 financial year budget.... Read More »
GUEST SIDE Rayon Sports go into the unknown when they face Electric Sport from Chad in the opening match of Group B of the 2013 Cecafa Kagame Club Championship at Al Fasher stadium, North Darfur, Sudan today.... Read More »
The weeklong “Hello East Africa” art exhibition, which will showcase the work of eleven of East Africa’s best artists, begins tomorrow.
The exhibition, which ends on 28 June, will open with a reception at Umubano Hotel in Kacyiru at 6:30 p.m. There will also be an exhibition at Remera’s Beausejour Hotel.... Read More »
In Rwanda, the youth (people between the ages of 14 and 35) currently make up close to 40% of Rwanda’s population.
This means that 4 in every 10 Rwandans are youth, and therefore over 4 million Rwandans have the potential to fundamentally change the country’s economy should they be appropriately skilled, energized and willing to embrace the development challenge.... Read More »
A good number of people, including outsiders, have in the past made a few comments on our spending habits, and I wish to add my voice to theirs.
We as Rwandans have a propensity to spend big even when we are drawing on very meagre resources. It is obviously pleasurable to spend big when one is earning big, but the problem arises when one has to outstretch him or herself to the limit just to feel big, to satisfy one’s ego or simply for ostentatious reasons.... Read More »
As Rwandans celebrate International Refugee Day today, under the theme ‘One Family Split by War Is One too Many’, Marie Chantal Ingabire is especially thankful to be celebrating the day in her country. For only a few years back, the 33-year-old was languishing in Zambia. She only returned to Rwanda in November 2011.
“I was born in Gisenyi but during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi I was staying in Cyangugu with an aunt. When the killings started I fled with my aunt to the Democratic Republic of Congo. I had completed senior two so when we reached Congo, I studied until senior four. But around 1998 the war in the DRC forced us to move from place to place, first Bukavu and then Uvira,” Ingabire narrates.... Read More »